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What an incredible, deep realization indeed! Your perspective is truly inspiring and refreshing: "I do not feel like I am a victim of a disease but rather a powerful advocate for my own health." In the NYT article "Cancer Free at 33, but Weighing a Mastectomy," you share your story and further describe the medical and personal challenges you faced. What are some changes that you have noticed in the perception of risk reducing mastectomy and BSO for people with BRCA, either within your extended family or the larger medical community?